|A day at Gebel Moya, season 1912-13 - Wellcome Film|
Scenes of everyday life, archaeological digging and communal sports and recreation at Gebel (or Jebel) Moya, an archaeological site in the Sudan, excavated by Sir Henry Wellcome between 1911 and 1914 as a public works project. Includes scenes of Sir Henry bicycling surrounded by Sudanese children, inspecting the excavations and consulting with archaeologists and officials. 2 segments.
Keywords: Archaeology; History of Medicine; Archaeology; Sudan; Archaeology; History of Medicine; Medical
|A question of balance - Wellcome Film|
Proper feeding is vital to successful livestock control. This film explains the role of nurtition science in ensuring balanced diet, increased animal food production and efficient livestock management in the rearing of cattle, poultry and pigs. 4 segments.
Keywords: Nutrition; Food; Animal Feed; Medical sciences; Animals; Animal nutrition; Nutrition; Food; Animal Feed; Veterinary medicine
|A system for all seasons - Wellcome Film|
This film is about the immunisation of sheep against clostridial diseases caused by germs of the clostridia family. The way in which antisera and vaccines work is described, and in particular, the drug Covexin is discussed. 2 segments.
Keywords: Bacterial Toxins -- in animals; Tetanus Toxin -- immunology; Sheep; Veterinary Medicine; Animal Diseases; Clostridium Infections -- veterinary; Bacteria; Animal diseases; Veterinary medicine; Bacterial Toxins -- in animals; Tetanus Toxin -- immunology; Sheep; Veterinary Medicine; Animal Diseases; Clostridium Infections -- veterinary; Veterinary medicine
|A talk with Sir Henry Dale - Wellcome Film|
Sir Henry Dale, pharmacologist, Nobel Prize for Medicine recipient, and chairman of the Wellcome Trust, is interviewed by Dr R. Proster Liston, chairman of the BMA Film Committee, in regard to some of the major achievements with which he has been associated in his long and distinguished career. 5 segments.
Keywords: Pharmacology; Acetylcholine; Norepinephrine; Ergonovine; Oxytocin; Histamine; Pharmacology; Pharmacology; Acetylcholine; Norepinephrine; Ergonovine; Oxytocin; Histamine; Health care personnel
|A way with warbles - Wellcome Film|
Describes the life-cycle of the warble fly, an economically damaging parasite of cattle, and the use of systemic insecticides and other methods of controlling it. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cattle -- parasitology; Parasites -- in animals; Veterinary Medicine; Medical sciences; Cattle -- parasitology; Parasites -- in animals; Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary medicine
|Action of cilia and the effect of drugs on their activity - Wellcome Film|
Shows the action of cilia, both in situ and in artificial surroundings. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cilia; Microbiology; Animals; Respiratory System; Microbiology; Medical sciences; Respiratory systems; Cilia; Microbiology; Animals; Respiratory System; Medical students
|Acute appendicitis - Wellcome Film|
Shows surgery to treat acute appendicitis including the use of the McBurney incision. Advice is given on the treatment of advanced cases and their complications. 4 segments.
Keywords: Appendix; Appendicitis; Appendectomy; Surgery; Medical sciences; Appendix; Appendicitis; Appendectomy; Surgeons
|Acute appendicitis - Wellcome Film|
The story of a case prepared for lay audiences. Description of appendix general symptoms progress of appendicitis. 2 segments.
Keywords: Appendicitis; Appendix; Human physiology; Medical sciences; Appendicitis; Appendix; Medical
|Acute encephalitis lethargica - Wellcome Film|
A case demonstration showing loss of equilibrium at an early stage and somnolence at a later stage due to encephalitis lethargica, also known as 'sleepy sickness' or 'sleeping sickness'. 1 segment.
Keywords: Neurology; Encephalitis; Neurology; Neurology; Encephalitis; Neurologists. Doctors
Average rating: (1 review)
|African sleeping sickness - Wellcome Film|
Pilot film for the Wellcome Trust series on the history of research into trypanosomiasis. Traces the history of the disease from the 14th. to the 19th. century and includes much historical material which did not appear in the final versions. 3 segments.
Keywords: Trypanosomiasis, African -- history; Trypanosomiasis; Trypanosomiasis, African -- history; Medical
|Artificial respiration - Wellcome Film|
This film demonstrates the many mechanical methods available for artificial respiration with paralysis available to patients in the 1940s . 6 segments.
Keywords: Respiration, Artificial; Ventilators, Mechanical; Ventilators, Mechanical -- history; Medical equipment; Respiratory systems; Medical treatment; Respiration, Artificial; Ventilators, Mechanical; Ventilators, Mechanical -- history; Medicine
|Aseptic closure of a caecostomy stoma - Wellcome Film|
This surgical demonstration of the aseptic closure of a caescostomy stoma (artificial opening on abdomen to collect waste) includes shots of the skin incised, the stoma closed, the caecum free from skin, the bowel double clamped, the redundant portion excised, the cut crushed edge sutured, invaginating sutures and the closure of the abdomen. 2 segments.
Keywords: Colon; Colon -- surgery; Cecum -- surgery; Surgery; Medical sciences; Colon; Colon -- surgery; Cecum -- surgery; Surgeons
|Aseptic operating theatre technique - Wellcome Film|
This film illustrates various methods of sterilisation for the total abolition of germs from every surface and material which approaches the field of operation. Techniques shown include the use of an autoclave, sterilising using boiling water, boiling oil, a naked flame, antiseptics, paraform vapour and dry heat. We also see at the end how a patient is prepared for an operation on the knee. 2 segments.
Keywords: Operating Rooms; Infection Control; Urologic Surgical Procedures; Surgery; Operating Rooms; Infection Control; Urologic Surgical Procedures; Nurses surgeons
|Atrial septal secundum defect : the physical diagnosis of a common cardiac lesion corrected by surgery - Wellcome Film|
This short film begins with the diagnosis of two children - one with a harmless heart defect and one with an atrial septal secundum defect. Slow-motion animation with synchronized heart sounds and phono-cardiogram are used to demonstrate the significance of the split-second sound in the differential diagnosis of atrial septum secundum. Surgery is performed on the child with the more serious defect...
Keywords: Heart Septal Defects, Atrial; Heart Defects, Congenital; Heart Murmurs; Cardiology; Pediatrics; Cardiovascular systems; Medical sciences; Pediatrics; Heart Septal Defects, Atrial; Heart Defects, Congenital; Heart Murmurs; Cardiology; Pediatrics; Nurses
Average rating: (1 review)